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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 537

    A LINEN TIRAZ FRAGMENT, 10TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LINEN TIRAZ FRAGMENT, 10TH CENTURY
    painted in indigo with an inscription--5in. x 1in. (12cm. x 2cm.)


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    The Collection Bouvier, Catalogue Number 109, page 186 for a comparable example.

    The inscription reads : Nasrun min Allah wa fathun qarib al-baraka wa al-n'ima (Glory to God and Coming Victory, Blessings and Prosperity).

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